Byblos Tourism, Lebanon

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Byblos, in Arabic Jubayl (Arabic: جبيل‎‎ Lebanese Arabic pronunciation: [ʒbejl]; Phoenician: 𐤂𐤁𐤋), is a Mediterranean city in the Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon. It is believed to have been occupied first between 8800 and 7000 BC, and according to fragments attributed to the semi-legendary pre-Homeric Phoenician priest Sanchuniathon, it was built by Cronus as the first city in Phoenicia. It is one of the cities suggested as the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world and the site has been continuously inhabited since 5000 BC. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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Facts and Stats for Byblos*

  • Pollution Statistics in Byblos

    Know the pollution level of Byblos before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 82.69 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 77.86 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.93 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 72.89 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 72.18 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 83.45 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 72.97 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 84.64 (Very High)
  • Byblos: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Byblos for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Byblos.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.82 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.18 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.47 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 81.71 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 47.89 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.24 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 44.71 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 43.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 48.82 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.92 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.75 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.07 (Moderate)
  • Living in Byblos - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Byblos is 106.64 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 51.53 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 93.94 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 91.71 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.44 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.31 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 68.68 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.12 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 55.74 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Byblos

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Byblos

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.32 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 114.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 83.54 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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